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Scott Number: R196 Collection Reference No. for Communications: 4382
Denomination/Type: 1c rose, watermark 190, perf. 10
Estimated Retail Value: $ 50.00 What is this?
Cancel Method: Handstamped - Circle
Cancel Color: Black
Cancel Date: March 02, 1916
Cancel or Company Type: Law firm or Federal, State, or Local Government Entity
City: Sutter Creek
Attemped illegal use of two 1-cent documentaries as postage on a 1916 cover from Sutter Creek, CA. Caught and held for postage, then sent along on March 16. Typed message 'This is the letter you sent postage for,' along left side of envelope.
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